Emma Davie


Emma Davie is a reporter, web writer and videojournalist in Halifax. She loves listening to, and telling stories from people in the Maritimes. You can reach her at emma.davie@cbc.ca.

Latest from Emma Davie

People won't stop dumping at donation bins. This trucking company is cleaning up the mess

People in the midst of spring cleaning are leaving behind bags of clothes, unwanted items and in some cases even garbage beside charity bins. But for Diabetes Canada, a trucking company has stepped in to help.

How are Nova Scotians coping in the pandemic? These researchers want to find out

Two researchers in Nova Scotia are looking to find out how physical distancing, stay-at-home orders and the uncertainty around how long these restrictions will last are affecting Nova Scotians.

Money pit or sinkhole? Retired geologist digs up Oak Island's history

A retired geologist has taken decades of experience in the oil business to dig into the history of Oak Island.

Grandfather, grandson saved from frigid waters by 'hero' in a rowboat

A man who rescued a grandfather and grandson from a tipped canoe in Nova Scotia's South Shore this week is being hailed a hero by the family he saved.

Valley Drive-In hopes to get on with the show next month

A drive-in move theatre in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley says it is working with the province to come up with a strategy to open next month.

Hundreds to stay in N.S. university residences this summer due to COVID-19

While exams are finished for the spring semester, there are still more than 550 students staying in university residences across Nova Scotia, as restrictions around COVID-19 limit travel in and out of the province.

#BootsForDylan shows outpouring of support for those searching for missing toddler

Started by the Yarmouth Fire Department, the #BootsForDylan initiative is showing support for first responders searching for a missing three-year-old boy in Truro, N.S.

RCMP says 94 per cent of N.S. officers received active-shooter training

RCMP say that as of last month 94 per cent of its officers in Nova Scotia had completed specialized active-shooter training, which teaches police how to immediately take on a gunman rather than trying to contain the threat.

'Better than Christmas': 100-year-old Northwood resident survives COVID-19

When Kathleen Murphy's family got the call two weeks ago that the 100-year-old Northwood resident had COVID-19, they feared the worst.

'I know that he loved his children': Son remembers father who died in incident at docked ferry

Donald Albright, 68, was the passenger in a truck that drove onto a docked ferry, then off the other end into the water last month. He was killed in the incident.

When a front-line worker needed some new wheels, a bike shop delivered

A front-line worker in Halifax was shocked when she went to pick up her bicycle from a local shop, only to be given one.

A desperate search for a missing 3-year-old ends with a wonderful word: 'Doggy'

Const. Dan Berube and his police service dog, Jynx, battled thick brush, downed logs and a steep, muddy hillside to find a missing three-year-old girl on Monday in Musquodoboit Harbour, N.S.

How Nova Scotians are finding ways to grieve a week after one of Canada's deadliest mass killings

Nova Scotians are coming together this weekend to remember those who were killed in last week's mass shooting. Although there are orders to keep physically distant because of COVID-19, many are finding ways to pay their respects to the victims.

As many turn to reading during the pandemic, local bookstores adapt

Local bookstores are delivering by bike, offering curbside pickups and doing everything they can to provide little escapes to their customers.

He was 'hunted' by the Portapique gunman and survived. His brother didn't

As his brother lay dead in the road, Clinton Ellison quietly hid in the freezing woods and prayed the police would come to save him from a gunman ravaging the community of Portapique, N.S.